Emerging Nanotechnologies in Dentistry. Micro and Nano Technologies

  • ID: 1951538
  • Book
  • 412 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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New nanomaterials are leading to a range of emerging dental treatments that utilize more biomimetic materials that more closely duplicate natural tooth structure (or bone, in the case of implants). The use of nanostructures that will work in harmony with the body's own regenerative processes (eg, to restore tooth structure or alveolar bone) are moving into clinical practice. This book brings together an international team of experts from the fields of nanomaterials, biomedical engineering and dentistry, to cover the new materials and techniques with potential for use intra-orally or extra-orally for the restoration, fixation, replacement, or regeneration of hard and soft tissues in and about the oral cavity and craniofacial region. New dental nanotechnologies include the use of advanced inorganic and organic materials, smart and biomimetic materials, tissue engineering and drug delivery strategies.

  • Book prepared by an interdisciplinary and international group of bio-nanomaterial scientists and dental/oral biomedical researchers
  • Comprehensive professional reference for the subject covering materials fabrication and use of materials for all major diagnostic and therapeutic dental applications - repair,restoration, regeneration, implants and prevention
  • Book focuses in depth on the materials manufacturing processes involved with emphasis on pre-clinical and clinical applications, use and biocompatibility
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CHAPTER 1 Nanotechnology and the future of Dentistry 
CHAPTER 2 Nanoparticles for Dental Materials: Synthesis, analysis and Applications 
CHAPTER 3 Antimicrobial nanoparticles in Restorative Composites 
CHAPTER 4 Nanotechnology in operative dentistry: a perspective approach of history, mechanical behavior and clinical application 
CHAPTER 5 Nanotechnology and dental implants 
CHAPTER 6 Titanium surface modification techniques for dental implants
From microscale to nanoscale 
CHAPTER 7 Titanium nanotubes as carriers of osteogenic growth factors and antibacterial drugs for applications in dental implantology 
CHAPTER 8 Cellular responses to nanoscale surface modifications of titanium implants for dentistry and bone tissue engineering applications 
CHAPTER 9 Corrosion Resistance of Ti6Al4V with Nanostructured TiO2 Coatings 
CHAPTER 10 Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes/Hydroxyapatite Nanoparticles incorporated GTR membranes 
CHAPTER 11 Fabrication of PEG hydrogel micropatterns by Soft-photolithography and PEG hydrogel as Guided Bone Regeneration membrane in dental implantology 
CHAPTER 12 Nano-Apatitic Composite Scaffolds for Stem Cell Delivery and Bone Tissue Engineering 
CHAPTER 13 Self-assembly of Proteins and Peptides and their applications in Bionanotechnology and Dentistry 
CHAPTER 14 Bone regeneration using self-assembled nanoparticle based scaffolds 
CHAPTER 15 Surface engineering of Dental Tools with diamond for improved life and performance 
CHAPTER 16 Nanomechanical characterization of mineralized tissues in the oral cavity 
CHAPTER 17 Nanoindentation techniques for the determination of mechanical properties of materials in dentistry 
CHAPTER 18 Nanocharacterisation techniques for dental implant development 
CHAPTER 19 Nanoparticulate Drug Delivery Systems for Oral Cancer Treatment 
CHAPTER 20 Carbon nanotubes in cancer therapy and drug delivery 
CHAPTER 21 Nanodiagnostics in Microbiology and Dentistry
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Subramani, Karthikeyan
Assistant Professor of Dental Medicine at Roseman University of Health Sciences, USA. He was the recipient of the prestigious 2006 Andre Schroeder Research Prize from Straumann (Switzerland) for his innovative research findings during his Biomedical Nanotechnology degree program in the United Kingdom. Dr. Subramani was involved in the International Team for Implantology (ITI) funded research projects in Switzerland, the Netherlands and in the USA. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed research papers and review manuscripts and has authored numerous book chapters. He is also the editor of the Elsevier book Nanomaterials in Clinical Dentistry together with Waqar Ahmed.
Ahmed, Waqar
Professor of Nanotechnology at the University of Central Lancashire, UK. His research interests include the synthesis of nanomaterials and nanoparticles and their applications in medicine, dentistry and energy applications
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